2020 Playoff Picture

Note: This page was last updated on March 11, 2020 at 11:30 PM

The Race Is On

The Pacers are in the thick of the playoff chase, which is as competitive as ever in the Eastern Conference. As the Blue & Gold continue their push for their ninth postseason berth in 10 years, we're tracking the latest standings, remaining schedules, and potential first-round matchups.

Magic Number

4

The Pacers' magic number to clinch a playoff berth is four. Indiana will clinch a playoff berth with any combination of wins and Washington losses adding up to four.

Current Standings (Top 8 Teams Make the Playoffs)

TEAM W-L GB
1. Milwaukee - x 53-12
2. Toronto - x 46-18 6.5
3. Boston - x 43-21 9.5
4. Miami 41-24 12
5. Indiana 39-26 14
6. Philadelphia 39-26 14
7. Orlando 20-35 23
8. Brooklyn 29-34 23
9. Washington 24-40 28.5
10. Charlotte 23-42 30

x = Clinched playoff spot
y = Clinched division
z = Clinched conference

If the Season Ended Today...


Pacers vs Heat

The Pacers are currently in fifth place in the Eastern Conference and would face fourth-seeded Miami in the first round of the playoffs.

Here's a look at how the Pacers have fared against the Heat this season and historically:

Season Series (Heat Lead 2-0)

December 27 (at Brooklyn) - Pacers 112, Heat 113 | Game Rewind
January 8 (at Indiana) - Pacers 108, Heat 122 | Game Rewind
March 20 (at Indiana) - Pacers vs Nets | 7:00 PM ET | FOX Sports Indiana | Find Tickets
April 7 (at Miami) - Pacers at Heat | 7:30 PM ET | FOX Sports Indiana

Playoff History

2014 (Eastern Conference Finals): Heat Won 4-2
2013 (Eastern Conference Finals): Heat Won 4-3
2012 (Second Round): Heat Won 4-2
2004 (Second Round): Pacers Won 4-2

Teams of Interest

Toronto Raptors Games Left: 18 (9 Home, 9 Away)
Streak: W4
Last 10 Games: 6-4
Boston Celtics Games Left: 18 (9 Home, 9 Away)
Streak: W1
Last 10 Games: 5-5
Miami Heat Games Left: 17 (9 Home, 8 Away)
Streak: L1
Last 10 Games: 6-4
Indiana Pacers Games Left: 17 (9 Home, 8 Away)
Streak: L1
Last 10 Games: 7-3
Philadelphia 76ers Games Left: 17 (10 Home, 7 Away)
Streak: W1
Last 10 Games: 5-5
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